Beta Alpha Psi


If you’re looking for ways outside of the classroom to advance your professional accounting skills, become a member of Creighton University’s nationally recognized chapter of Beta Alpha Psi (BAP).

Founded in 1919, this international honor organization for financial information students and professionals has over 300 college and university chapters and more than 300,000 members worldwide.

BAP’s main objective is to encourage and recognize scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field.

Each year, the Creighton chapter organizes numerous professional and service events. You’ll have opportunities to network with accounting professionals at local, regional and national CPA firms, as well as with corporate accounting officers, internal auditors and others in the profession.

Chapter meetings cover such relevant topics as how to conduct interviews, ways to detect fraud, and the proper use of social media. You can also get involved in individual and group service opportunities.

Join BAP

If you want to refine your professional skills, boost your resume, and prepare yourself for future accounting internship and career opportunities, join BAP. To be eligible, you must meet membership requirements.


For more information, please email chapter president Rachel Merrill. Or contact one of the chapter’s faculty advisors, alisonmaloy [at] creighton [dot] edu (Ali Maloy) or Thomaspurcell [at] creighton [dot] edu (Tom Purcell).

President: Rachel Merrill
Vice President: Katelyn Glowacki
Director of Membership and Reporting: Conlan Creedon
Director of Corporate Support: Clara Hawkins
Director of Financial Operations: Tom Metcalf
Directors of VITA Operations: Jennifer Beranek, Alexis Jalbert and Katie Ruane
Director of Service and Support: Kathryn Fuxa

To be eligible for membership in Beta Alpha Psi, you must:

  • Maintain a 3.0 overall GPA
  • Have taken at least one upper-level (above ACC 201 and ACC 202) accounting course*
  • Achieved an average GPA of 3.0 in upper-level accounting

*The chapter is exploring ways to allow sophomores and juniors who have yet to complete an upper-level accounting course to get involved in some of the chapter’s activities.
For more information, please contact chapter president GraceCabri [at] creighton [dot] edu (subject: Beta%20Alpha%20Psi) (Grace Cabri).